Allegedly impaired teen pulled from Truckee River in Reno



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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A teenager who appeared intoxicated had to be pulled from the Truckee River after falling in downtown Reno.

Police say the incident happened Sunday around 10:45 a.m. during the Hot August Nights Grand Finale Parade.

The teenage boy was on a ledge near the Virginia Street Bridge when he fell in.

Police and firefighters rescued him and he was taken to the hospital for a possible head injury.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that he will be arrested upon his release for allegedly fighting police and resisting arrest.

The teen's identity was not released.

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This story corrects that the teenager fell near the Virginia Street Bridge, not from it.

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